States legalizing recreational marijuana use may be first considering the positive impact of decriminalizing a drug that has led to arrests and jailtime. They may not be considering an unintended consequence; an increase in car accidents. In a recent study
If you are a trucker on a long-haul route, you may be tempted to resort to any measure necessary to stay awake during your shift and get to your destination safely and on time. In 2016, almost 4,000 people were fatally
The World Health Organization has put out a report showing that over one million people are fatally injured per year as a result of car accidents. Additionally, another 20 to 50 million people suffer injuries from vehicle accidents every year.
When most people think of job-related injuries qualifying for Workers’ Compensation, they think of injuries occurring on the job site. While most work-related injuries do occur in the workplace, injuries incurred while traveling on business may also qualify for Workers’
Accidents can happen anywhere, including the workplace. Numerous factors can contribute to a workplace accident, such as overexertion, hazardous materials, and slip and falls. Injuries sustained in a workplace accident can be not only painful but costly. An accident on
Legislators are presented with a quandary when trying to determine whether to reduce the speed limit in certain areas of New Jersey. In one situation, state legislators are trying to determine whether to lower the speed limit along a state
Trench excavation is one of the more dangerous activities in residential construction. Digging deep trenches is typically part of installing or replacing sewer and sanitary lines on single-family home construction sites. Safety standards require shoring and bracing trenches to prevent
In New Jersey, the Move Over law requires drivers to move over into the left or middle lane when there is an emergency vehicle stopped on the shoulder of the road. Enacted in 2009, the intent of the law is